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Diocese of Eluru

Dioecesis Eluruensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jaya Rao Polimera, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 9 December 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Visakhapatnam
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: India
  • Square Kilometers: 6,880 (2,657 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Xavier Nagar, Eluru-534007, West Godavary Dr., A.P., India
  • Telephone: (08812)230.707
  • Fax: 237.407

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 December 1976ErectedDiocese of Vijayawada Diocese of Eluru (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198088,6974,034,0002.2%3335681,3044217032ap1981
1990126,0836,109,0002.1%4841891,4165225248ap1991
1999200,0007,500,0002.7%67691361,47024138578ap2000
2000218,0008,306,0002.6%69701391,56826454580ap2001
2001224,7588,906,0002.5%72751471,52828954583ap2002
2002228,9108,906,0002.6%78701481,54628456085ap2003
2003238,4999,100,0002.6%81621431,66751149392ap2004
2004253,1159,538,1152.7%81621431,77042154592ap2005
2006281,5317,867,7813.6%87731601,759496564102ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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